WP n° 59: Microfinance and enterprise’s formalisation: An impact study of ESAF’s (India) microfinance innovation

2014
Page count
66
pages
Description

The Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF), through its Microfinance and Investments (P) Ltd (EMFIL) of India participated in the ILO’s Microfinance for Decent Work (MF4DW): Action Research project from 2008-2012. As part of this experimental research, ESAF launched and tested business development services and awareness raising activities on the benefits of formalisation for their members entrepreneurs in order to see if there was a positive impact of formalisation on the economic and social performances of clients and their enterprises, using a target versus control group methodology.

Publisher
The ILO's Social Finance Programme
Publish date
Authors
Mannheim University
The ILO's Social Finance Programme
Language of publication
English
Region/Country
Region
South Asia
Country
India
IB topics
BoP as customer
Innovation
Sector
Financial Services